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Explore the Land of Fire & Ice aboard the National Geographic Resolution!
July 5 - 9, 2024
Combine this expedition with a pre-trip to 
including Disco Bay
June 27 - July 5, 2024

Dear Members and Friends,
We invite you to join us on a thrilling exploration of Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice. Sail aboard the brand-new National Geographic Resolution on a compelling five-day voyage. Enhance your time in Iceland with a choice of optional extensions. You may experience the wondrous Blue Lagoon and explore the historic Golden Circle, birthplace of Iceland’s democracy, or you may discover the wonders of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula


This island nation is renowned for its geological marvels and natural beauty, from hot springs and spouting geysers to lush, green landscapes and stark, imposing mountains. Hike or Zodiac cruise to the base of Dynjandi, a spectacular waterfall. Visit the isle of Heimaey to hike up to a volcanic crater for incredible views.

Iceland is also widely celebrated for its remarkably interesting people. You’ll have opportunities to spend time with some of them, as well as enjoy special performances by Icelandic musicians. Travel with a team of seasoned experts—an expedition leader, several naturalists, an undersea specialist—who will further illuminate all the things you’ll see and do. Plus, a professional photographer and
a certified photo instructor will help you capture every thrilling moment of your experience.

The expedition ship National Geographic Resolution provides a welcoming
home in the remote subarctic. Thanks to her agility and the skill of the captain
and officers, you can experience unrivaled encounters with beauty, wildness, and serenity in Iceland. Her 69 cabins are well appointed and relaxing, while her public spaces, with their expansive windows, maintain a dialogue with the sea and the scenery. The ship is equipped for exploring with a fleet of Zodiacs, undersea video equipment, and more, plus she fosters an intimate, learning-oriented environment.

You’ll travel with a team of experts: an expedition leader; naturalists, several with geology expertise; and an undersea specialist. To help you capture the experience, a National Geographic photographer and a Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor will be aboard.

Join us on this special travel opportunity, July 5-9, 2024. To make your reservation, please return the attached reservation form or call 800-252-4910.

Margaret M. Betchart
President, Betchart Expeditions, Inc.
For AAAS Travels, ACS and Sigma Xi Expeditions

Starting at $6,990 plus air.

Brochure (PDF)


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